The DC of EKH District inform curfew relax 12 hours tomorrow in Shillong agglomeration

Shillong, August 18: In continuation to the order contained vide No. C&S.19/CF/2021/11, dated 17/08/2021, in view of the several incidents affecting law and order in Shillong City in the last few days, and upon observation of the situation in the last 24 hours.

The Deputy Commissioner of East Khasi Hills District said that it was satisfied that partial lifting of curfew may be continued on the 19th August, 2021, in exercise of the powers conferred upon me under section 144 Cr. P.C. do hereby further relax  the Curfew in Shillong Agglomeration on the 19th of August, 2021 w.e.f 5:00 AM till 5:00 PM.

Curfew will be re-imposed from 5:00 P.M of the 19th of August, 2021 till 5:00 A.M of the 20th of August, 2021. During the period of Relaxation of Curfew (5:00 AM to 5:00 PM of the 19th of August, 2021.

The Deputy Commissioner inform that the following activities will be permitted:- 1. Opening of essential and non-essential shops till 4:00 P.M. Other regulations as per order No.C&S.2/CVD/2021/ORD/263 dated 17.08.2021 remain.

State and Central Government Offices, banks, post offices, offices of Educational Institutions and private offices which have already obtained permission will be permitted at 30% strength and shall close by 4:00 PM sharp. For banks, customer transactions may be till 3:00 P.M. to enable the bank to shut by 4:00 P.M.

Inter and Intra District movement of vehicles only having valid passes. Movement of commercial vehicle will be permitted and regulated as per order No.C&S.2/CVD/2021/ORD/262 dated 17.08.2021. Any public gathering, public meeting, rally, etc is not permitted.

Only activities permitted by the Government vide Home (Political) Department Order No.POL.75/2020/Pt.I/109 dated 13.08.2021 as part of COVID-19 Regulations, will be permitted. During the period of curfew (5:00 PM of the 19th of August, 2021 till 5:00 AM of the 20th of August, 2021.

The  following will be prohibited, Any movement of persons and vehicles. Offices, shops and establishments, and all educational institutions will remain closed. No kind of gathering, public meeting or rally may be held.


The DC also inform that during the Curfew hours Exemptions are made for the, Medical emergencies. Covid-19 and hospital duty. Officers and staff of DIPR. Municipal Essential Services. MeECL Maintenance and Grid operations. Press and Media  With valid Passes issued by DIPR. Pharmacies. In view of the urgency of the matter this order has been made exparte. Given under my hand and seal this day the 18 th August, 2021.

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